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world.dat still dont understand how to extract it

Postby dels » Sun Jul 25, 2004 5:31 pm

i have extract and decode data.dat with winzip and redshirt, but why i can't decode world.dat or how just to view what inside it???(what inside the world.dat files???)

thank's for the answer :D :D :D
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Postby Deepsmeg » Sun Jul 25, 2004 5:39 pm

Darksun wrote:world.dat is a redshirt encoded MP3. It is also used as validation, and is needed to get the second gamebible...
Notice... MP3, not ZIP.
ZIPs contain files.
MP3s don't contain files.
(Ok, you can hide files in them using various stenography tools, but let's not get too technical)
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Postby The ZoRo » Sun Jul 25, 2004 9:57 pm

Deepsmeg wrote:(Ok, you can hide files in them using various stenography tools, but let's not get too technical)


What tools? :D

/ZoRo
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Postby ODDin » Sun Jul 25, 2004 10:45 pm

But if try to hide files within an MP3, you'll need special programs to get those fiels out. And I don't think that Redshirt does that. :)

P.S. I wonder why this needed 2 different topics...
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Postby Jackmn » Sun Jul 25, 2004 11:43 pm

The ZoRo wrote:What tools? :D

/ZoRo
Try StegFS.
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Postby Deepsmeg » Sun Jul 25, 2004 11:59 pm

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Postby ODDin » Mon Jul 26, 2004 12:19 am

Wow! That's a masterpiece!!!!


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Postby dels » Mon Jul 26, 2004 1:36 pm

so what the tool for windows and how to decode that ???
and what the file inside world.dat

where is the file contain chat in IRC,desc of mission or database in some server like academy or social security,and where the file contain dialog???

thank's and sorry for annoying
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Postby Stewsburntmonkey » Mon Jul 26, 2004 3:05 pm

Deepsmeg wrote:Ok, you can hide files in them using various stenography tools, but let's not get too technical


"Stenography" is the practice of shorthand, like they do in court cases. The practice of hiding information in other information is "steganography". :)
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Postby Virulent Virus » Mon Jul 26, 2004 6:32 pm

dels wrote:so what the tool for windows and how to decode that ???
and what the file inside world.dat

where is the file contain chat in IRC,desc of mission or database in some server like academy or social security,and where the file contain dialog???

thank's and sorry for annoying


Man that was hard to understand...... OK.....


"world.dat" is a redshirt encoded .mp3 file.

The .mp3 file is used as validation in Uplink (to verify that everything is there.)

It is also used to bulk up the size of Uplink to make it harder for warez monkeys to download and use it.
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Postby Stewsburntmonkey » Mon Jul 26, 2004 7:03 pm

dels wrote:where is the file contain chat in IRC,desc of mission or database in some server like academy or social security,and where the file contain dialog???


Most of that is done in the program itself, ie uplink.exe. There is no external file containing that data. However as most of that is generated dynamically when you start a new user it can be found in the .usr files. :)
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Postby Deepsmeg » Mon Jul 26, 2004 9:58 pm

WORLD.DAT

IS

A

MUSIC

FILE

IT

DOES

NOT

CONTAIN

ANY

OTHER

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IN

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CHRIS

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Postby Stewsburntmonkey » Mon Jul 26, 2004 10:05 pm

I think calling it "playing" is being a bit generous. :P
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Postby edd8990 » Mon Jul 26, 2004 10:15 pm

I think I could make a more musical sound by taking a cat and pulling its intestines out of its arse. Sorry Chris, but OMG that hurts the ear drums.
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Postby Mas Tnega » Mon Jul 26, 2004 11:18 pm

Why don't you see if you can do better by taking the Bible in text, then somehow adding the mp3 header to it?

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